Volunteers needed for rescue workers

Volunteers needed for rescue workers

The Dallas CERT Volunteer program needs individuals who are willing to volunteer as “victims” in a realistic disaster scenario, which is the final exercise for the participating responders. Volunteers should prepare to be made up with casualty simulation wounds/makeup. The volunteers should wear clothing that may be sacrificed to stage (simulated) blood and make-up — […]

Comanche tribal culture comes to Hill

Comanche tribal culture comes to Hill

By Joshua Ault Students at Robert T. Hill Middle School had a chance for a real encounter with the Comanche culture on April 4. Lance Tahmahkera, the great great grandson of Quanah Parker, spoke to several seventh grade classes about his legendary relative and his family’s traditions. “In this area we were the dominant tribe,” […]

Lake-a-Palooza ready to make a splash

Lake-a-Palooza ready to make a splash

By Ann Ranson Music lovers, families, lovers of the lake and its natural beauty are invited to enjoy the 2019 Lake-a-Palooza! Music Festival on the shores of White Rock Lake. The event is on April 27 from noon until 9 p.m. The Bath House Cultural Center (BHCC) has long stood for arts in East Dallas.  […]

Earth sees first image of black hole

Earth sees first image of black hole

By Bill Chappell KERA/NPR News The world saw the first-ever image of a black hole Wednesday, as an international team of researchers from the Event Horizon Telescope project released their look at the supermassive black hole at the center of galaxy Messier 87 (M87).  The image shows a dark disc “outlined by emission from hot […]

Garden announces summer fun

Garden announces summer fun

  By Juliette Coulter From April 15 to October 31, the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden unveils “Celebrate the Children,” an art exhibition designed and created by Gary Lee Price. Guests can interact with beautiful, hand-crafted bronze sculptures of children, which are displayed throughout the garden.  Created by Price, “Celebrate the Children” features more than […]

Service work part of adventures in Costa Rica

Service work part of adventures in Costa Rica

While many students stay close to home for Spring Break, some desire to be more adventurous, such as traveling to a foreign country to explore a vastly different culture. Eleven freshman Spanish students from Lakehill Preparatory School, accompanied by Spanish teacher Joan Mayo and art teacher Scott Boles, experienced a 10-day adventure of a lifetime […]

Church offers a dog park Easter

Church offers a dog park Easter

By Shelia Huffman It’s that time, again! Central Community Dog Park “Spring Festival” is on Saturday, April 13 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event is nothing short of a dog-gone hoot with special treats for you and your pooch. Your dog will have the opportunity to run around the one-acre fenced park doing […]

‘Shazam!’ ready to take DC world to new levels

‘Shazam!’ ready to take DC world to new levels

By Chic DiCiccio The first 20 minutes of “Shazam!” details the lives of two teenage boys. One is ridiculed and mocked by his father and older brother and the other is abandoned and left to become a foster child. With a backstory that dark, it would be okay for you to assume this is another […]

Leek and Asparagus Frittata

Leek and Asparagus Frittata

6 eggs 1/4 cup cream cheese 2 tablespoons butter 1 leek, sliced thin 1/2 bunch pencil-thin asapargus, trimmed and cut into 1/4-inch lengths 1/2 cup shredded Swiss cheese Salt and pepper Heat oven to 375F. Combine eggs and cream cheese in a blender and process until cream cheese is liquid and eggs are scrambled and […]